China's top legislature will convene its bi-monthly session from Oct. 31 to Nov. 7, according to a statement issued after a chairpersons' meeting Tuesday.
The Communist Party of China (CPC) has punished 245 people after investigations of 125 reported cases of malpractice in local elections, said a statement by the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee .
An official of China's top court revealed on Monday that the number of administrative cases accepted so far has hit a record high.
The Chinese government will further streamline registration procedures for private businesses after the October introduction of related measures to encourage entrepreneurship and improve the business environment.
The political and legal affairs body of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has urged businesses to protect people's private information and impose severe punishment on those in the telecoms and banking sectors that leak such information.
Judicial experts welcomed a new national guideline on criminal procedure reform this week, hoping it will contribute to reducing wrongful convictions.
Chinese prosecutors have begun an investigation into Yao Zhongmin, former chairman of the board of supervisors at China Development Bank (CDB), on suspicion of taking bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said on Oct 10.
China has issued guidelines on criminal procedure reform and the role of court trials in a bid to reduce wrongful convictions.